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Archaeological sights on Amorgos

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Archaeological sights on Amorgos2018-05-06T16:51:18+00:00

— ANCIENT CULTURE —

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SIGHTS ON AMORGOS

Amorgos’s presence in the Prehistoric Times was glorious. “Tripolis” the commonwealth of the three ancient City-States of Amorgos; Minoa, Aigiali, and Arkesini, had a powerful naval and commercial presence. All three had a separate system of government, as well as individual currency each. The prosperity of ancient Amorgos is evident in the magnificent findings discovered in excavations. Famous is also the see-through ancient red tunics that were produced from a local herb called amorgos (linokalami), it is also said that Amorgos got its name after the herb.

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